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, dan. the death toll continues to climb with at least 1 american and 11 other hostages reported to have been killed. the algerian military has twice stormed the natural gas facility. but authorities say the situation this morning, is still not resolved. and a number of western workers, including americans, apparently remain hostages. the state department has now confirmed that 58-year-old fred buttaccio of suburban houston, was killed at some point during the attack and subsequent rescue effort. but another american, mark cobb of corpus christi, texas, is now confirmed as safe. cobb was the senior manager at the bp facility algeria. and sent a message saying, i'm alive. the al qaeda-linked group claims the attack on the facility in the african desert, had been planned for some two months. in both assault, the algerian army, using tanks and helicopters, found the terrorists were heavily armed and prepared to fight to the death. one official described the aftermath as carnage. hostages who escaped or were freed, said the terrorists only wanted westerners or americans, and were brutal in t
some mystery. this is dan brown, after all. using the #danbrowntoday, tweet us your guess. you can also do this on facebook, by the way. logon to today.com for details. as these messages come in, we'll put the image outside on our plaza. it will begin to appear, kind of like puzzle pieces. by the time the appointed time arrives, we will be able to reveal the title of his new book in full on that monitor you see right there. again, the hash tag to use #danbrowntoday. go over that one more time for me. >> i know, a little complicated. fine print. >>> lance armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. anne thompson has the story. good morning, anne. >> good morning, matt. the decision was made on his own, motivated by many things, the need he felt to address the doping allegations, the concern for his foundation and his desire to compete. lance armstrong's apology tour started at live strong headquarters, the cancer foundation built on his stunning seven tour de france wins, symbolized by yellow wrist bands worn around the world, then image tai
and only in san francisco, a battle over the right to bare all. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> the group is trying to get the federal court to overturn the ban on public nudity, scheduled to take affect next month. the city wants the case tossed. abc news joins us live from the federal court house with the story. carolyn? >> well, it began with supervisor scott weiner who says his constituents complained two years about a group of naked guys hanging out in the castro neighborhood. he convinced colleagues on the board to enact this ban, taking affect february 1 unless today's legal challenge is successful. anyone who visits the federal building knows it's almost always cold and windy. this time, they're stripping down to protest the stripping away of what they consider a civil liberty. this is like asking a gay person 20, 30 years ago. why is it important to you to be gay? >> george davis is a plaintiff in this lawsuit, asking a judge to step n last month, san francisco supervisors passed a measure prohibiting most displays of public nudity. the attorney says it's a violation of free spee
causing major waves. abc's dan harris has been covering scientology for years. he's here, now, with the sorry. good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning. scientology is fighting back against the book by lawrence wright, about the inner workings of the faith and some of its famous members. >> when you're a scientologist, you see life but you see things the way they are. >> reporter: from celebrity members like tom cruise, to the legions of worker bees behind the scene, lawrence wright's new book "going clear" is a sweeping look at scientology. >> life after death is life after death. >> reporter: the book traces the faith from its founding by l. ron hubbard, to its current leader, david miscavige. >> i've never met a more compassionate being. we're lucky to have you. thank you. >> reporter: some high-ranking church officials have accused miscavige of being abusive. debbie cook once ran the mecca in florida. >> i witnessed mr. miscavige physically punching. >> reporter: she testified that she saw miscavige punch a scientology executive. while he never hit her, he did order hi
. the new flickr books like the bluestone. i forget his first name. dan buettner and the blue suns. when people live live the longest? you put it in a book and sell millions. the number one rule, move naturally. don't become a weekend warrior. don't run marathons and triathlons. find a way to build normal motion into your everyday life. who's going to change work routines to dallas to go from an accountant to a lumberjack? that's not going to happen. they say well, you know, biked to work or walk to the store. one thing the book forgets to mention is that half of america you can't biked to work and you certainly can't walk to the store. because you live off a high rate the stories off of. it's fundamentally how we build communities in the long run. in the short run is where you choose to live and that's a choice you make. it's nowhere more obvious than any other big discussion, which is car crashes. car crashes are funny because on the one hand we naturalize it. would like is a part of living. one and 200 chance that i'll die in a car crash anyone up for that i'll be seriously injured. n
with former church officials, and some of its famous members were also interviewed. here's abc's dan harris. >> you see things the way they are. >> reporter: from celebrity members like tom cruise, to the legions of unknown uniformed worker bees behind the scenes, the book "going clear" is a sweeping look at scientology. >> life after death is life after death. >> reporter: the book traces the faith of its founding ron l. hubbard to its current leader, david miscavige. >> i've never met a more competent, a more intelligent, a more tolerant and compassionate being. we are lucky it have you and thank you very much. >> reporter: but some have accused >> reporter: but some have and miscavige of being physically abusive. debbie cook once ran the flag base in clear water, florida. >> i witnessed mr. miscavige physically punching. >> reporter: as part of a now settled court battle with the church, she testified she saw miscavige punch a fellow scientology executive and that while he never hit her, he did order his secretary to do so. you're in a room with her and he tells his secretary to slap you
-- have the support from the city leaders, it was time for him to go. >>> dan oats is right now. police chief in aurora, colorado. this morning, his police department is investigating another deadly shooting. a woman was shot at an apartment complex. and that came after the aurora, colorado shooting. many movie patrons were at the theater during the mass shooting. the city of aurora handed out 2,000 tickets to survivors, first response -- first responders and the volunteers. the mayor of colorado says it shows the resilience of the community. >> there are major new developments in algeria, including some new video of some of the released hostages. >>> and what the u.s. military is reportedly doing. >>> and why a report says republicans have to change certain laws to make it easy for them to win. >>> told for some. cold for some. coast and bay will be really mild to warm. >>> kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. bureau and we have new information of some of those hostages who have been set free. kyla? >> reporter: yeah. cnn and "the associated press" are both reporting that the
we please have a bill harris, dan bowen and kyle keel. >> i see ernie carpenter. i know you called him. >> and bill harris, dan bowen, kyle keel. >> no signs. no signs. >> thank you. i would like to add my applause see you having this hearing. i am here tonight as the first vice-president of the national association for the enhancement of colored people. national resolution on this issue is for your perusal. homicide is the second comment cause of death between 22-24 year olds in the primary death of african-americans of that age group. more americans have been killed by guns in their own country and all the united states military personnel and all the wars at the same time in the entire world. african-americans and latinos are being murdered in harm's at significantly higher rates than the rest of our society. we cannot go into all these reasons. it should be noted that no other developed country allows the ease of access to guns possible in of the united states. above the naacp has adopted the following to policies. >> why don't you give them to me? >> ok. it is my time up? >> yo
to you doing this vice president by dan and i am particularly grateful to add to this dialogue and for your leadership and partnership with one another federal, state, and local and tribal leaders the united states to permit the justice. every day we stand under fire against terrorism and crime can threats to those were vulnerable against us. guarding against civil-rights violation with guns, a gang and the drug fueled violence that takes away too many promising futures. you understand what we are up against. use see it firsthand on a daily basis. most importantly no public safety challenge could be understood in isolation and none of us could make a progress to secure the results of our communities deserve on our own. in particular with gun violence that has touched every city and toyota hot represented. leaders in the room have joined with us to support law enforcement and strengthened anti-violence initiatives. especially recently especially with the events from new telekinetic it. -- connecticut and we need to protect the most vulnerable, our children. in you were here to h
are injured. this is according to captain dan sutter with the st. louis fire department. says that there are two adult males. they are in critical condition but he wouldn't say if one of the victims was the shooter, wouldn't talk details with either of those injuries and that's what we have so far. thanks so much for being with me. joe johns in the situation room today. hey, joe. >> hey, brooke. >>> happening now, president obama decides to go big on gun reform acting on his own and asking congress for reform that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the
reminded of dan rather, the documents were false, but accurate. this was exactly what, if you'll recall, paul ryan in his vice-presidential speech and in other places pointed out that barack obama gave a speech in janesville, wisconsin gm plant and said we're going to keep this open for a hundred years with the auto bailout and they closed it started making those cars in china. i'd like to also point out that china, by the way, the media fact checkers found that to be a lie, too, they sided with obama on that and romney-ryan was correct on that as well. >> steve: sure. >> i'd like to point out that 55% of gm's increased production in china by 55% since the bailout and make seven out of ten cars outside the united states. so it's a good thing we did this 83 billion dollar auto bailout for american jobs. >> steve: sure, but you know, a big part of the president's face are auto union workers, they hear, hey, they're going to ship a bunch of car manufacturing jobs out to china, oh, wait a minute, i don't like that idea. so you've got a fact checking organization that came in and said that's
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